2016 Renault Talisman Estate Earns the R.S. Treatment, It Will Never Happen in Real Life

Straight from the box labelled "cars that will never see daylight" we introduce to you the Renault Talisman Estate R.S., a station wagon wearing the RenaultSport badge coming from Pixel Land.
Renault Talisman Estate RS 1 photo
Photo: X-Tomi Design
As you know, after unveiling the Talisman sedan one month ago, Renault saw fit to debut the Talisman Estate online. That means designers didn't need much time to grab their keyboards, start clicking the mouse and come up with a rendering that shows how a potential R.S. imbued Talisman station wagon would look like.

You also need to know that besides serving families and their need for space, practicality and fuel efficiency, the Talisman Estate embraced a sporty look you wouldn't normally expect from this type of car.

However, a family car is a family car, unless designers like X-Tomi Design interfere and produce renderings like the one you already saw above.

Truth be told, there aren't that many changes compared to what the Renault Talisman Estate will offer in real life. There's the familiar R.S. badge positioned under the augmented Renault hexagonal logo, along with bigger and more visible brake calipers. The front spoiler was also slightly revised, and that's about it.

Since there are no suggestions in terms of what kind of engine would work under the hood, we'll take the liberty to do some speculating and say in our view, the TCe 200 would be a good choice, as long as the RenaultSport division makes sure power goes well beyond the stock 200 horsepower.

In real-life, the Talisman will be available with a selection of no less than five engines. In the petrol department, the Talisman Estate receives two mills - a TCe150 and a TCe200, while the diesel sector offers three dCi units with 110, 130 and 160 horsepower.

The model's world debut is scheduled to happen next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show, where we'll get to see the car in the metal, thus we'll be able to tell you more about it.
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